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Clinical Liaison - Acute Rehab Unit - Presence St. Joseph Hospital

Company: RehabCare
Location: Elgin
Posted on: December 3, 2018

Job Description:

Description: If you love healthcare but would like to try something new this may be the opportunity for you! Kindred Hospital Rehabilitation Services in Elgin, IL is currently seeking an enthusiastic Clinical Liaison to join our team! Kindred Healthcare is the largest diversified provider of post-acute care services in the United States. A Fortune magazine Most Admired Healthcare Company for nine years, Kindred's mission is to promote healing, provide hope, preserve dignity and produce value for each patient, resident, family member, customer, employee and shareholder we serve. Summary As a Clinical Liaison, you will have the ability to use your clinical skills while working in a strategic business environment. Successful Liaisons will educate the community about the services provided by Kindred and will develop and maintain positive relationships with families, caregivers, medical professionals and the communities we serve. Through the building of long term relationships, the Liaison will facilitate the identification and assessment of medically appropriate patients for potential admission to the acute rehabilitation setting. In addition, the Liaison\:

  • Reviews patient medical charts and understands pharmaceuticals, test results, therapy evaluations, pre-existing conditions, and has a general medical knowledge of the patient.
  • Interacts clearly and professionally with patients and families, while gathering additional clinical information and past history.
  • Conducts thorough patient assessments to identify patients for potential admission into the system.
  • Completes detailed Pre-Admission Screens, according to facility policies and procedures, KHRS policies and procedures, and payer requirements.
  • Targets area research including analysis of like programs and alternative levels of care.
  • Provides patient updates to physicians, payers, case managers, social workers and other relevant persons.
  • Develops educational and community relations plans in consultation with Program Director, Medical Director, and Nurse Manager.
  • Maintains effective communication with patients, families, healthcare providers, employers, clients and team members.
  • Participates in team meetings along with Medical Director, Program Director, Nurse Manager, Therapy Coordinator, and others, as applicable.
  • Functions as a resource for and provides team members with in-service/cross-training on acute rehabilitation criteria, diagnostic case mix management, coding, etc., as applicable.
  • Participates in Clinical Program Development as identified through market demand.
  • Educates specific specialized physicians on quality, programs, accreditations, and regulations on inpatient acute rehabilitation. RN, registered nurse, PT, physical therapist, OT, occupational therapist, SLP, speech therapist, sales, marketing, business, development, case management, liaison, acute rehabilitation, ARU, inpatient rehab, hospital #MON-HRS #LI-HRS Qualification: License and Education\:
    • Valid state driver--s license and own reliable transportation required.
    • Clinical Licensure required (RN/ PT/ OT/ SLP)
    • College degree required. Experience\:
      • A track record of successful experience in a health care setting, strong interpersonal skills, and experience working with physicians, nursing management, discharge planners, case managers, and social workers.
      • Clinical experience required. We offer competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package that includes an invaluable orientation program, medical, dental, vision, 401(k), paid time off, and much more while working with a healthcare leader! To apply, please visit http\://kindredrehabjobs.com/ and search for job #.
        EOE. M/W/V/D. Drug Free Workplace. If you are a current Kindred/RehabCare employee Click Here.

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